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The Station Cafe and Restaurant

Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2881
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (36 reviews)
“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

National Park Village isn't a huge town, and we were a bit lost as to where we could grab a quick lunch. Tried the Service Station which has a bit of a general store inside, but they were undergoing renovations anyway and didn't have much....More

Thank JumpingJezza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always enjoy the food at the Station Cafe. The restaurant interior is pretty cute too. Love the scones and cakes as well.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the way this restaurant is set up in a railway station. The decor makes you feel like you could be about to take a trip :-) Actually, while we were there a train went through the station and you could feel the vibration...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So ... we booked the fanciest place in town to celebrate completing the Tongariro Crossing. On arrival we decided promptly what we wanted and placed our order with a nice bottle of red to accompany. We told our waitress although we were ready with our...More

Thank LiseHedges
Warren F, Manager at The Station Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Please accept my apologies for your experience this, week. It is our policy to not turn tables over so there was no need for you to be rushed through your meal. We have been fully booked all week and each evening are turning people away,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My meal was amazing and well presented. Definitely a must to visit the train station that is an image of character, perfect for black and white photos.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant look inviting on arrival, we were seated promptly and orders were taken by inexperienced staff helped by more senior staff (we think?). Meals came out and looked appetizing, the chicken dish was tasty and enjoyable, the salmon dish was ok; I had the...More

Thank MariavdK
Warren F, Owner at The Station Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, thank you for this and I apologies for the way you were treated. I am able to influence the quality of the product from our butcher and will ensure that this sirloin order is removed immediately from sale. In terms of our staff, yes,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped for early dinner when the evening menu unfortunately was not available yet so we had to choose from the display and all day menu on the board. The display had some very good looking sandwiches and cakes but feeling hungry we chose the...More

Thank Aneta S
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Stopped for lunch. Excellent choice. Cakes looked amazing, but we were too full to help eat them. Good chips, good pie.

Thank lisachamonix
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Certainly worth a stop , service was good although you would not want to be in a rush , Coffee is very good and the Pie that I had was pretty special right up there amongst the best , will certainly return for another however...More

Thank OliverWellington
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We had a rack of lamb in here and home made soup. It was beautifully cooked and presented and extremely good value for money

Thank archike
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Questions & Answers
Breen S
10 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Stationcafe | Property representative |
Absolutely, our dished are made from fresh ingredients and if we do have a sauce matched that is not suitable we can change it for you.
6 February 2015|
Response from Stationcafe | Property representative |
Hi, We are located in Tongariro National Park New Zealand, we have no ferry services here. Regards Warren
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  National Park Village
  • Phone Number: +64 7-892 2881
  • E-mail
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